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 Post subject: Serotta familly
PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:18 pm 
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For me Ben Serotta is great weldmaster and MTB very rare.
Use same best tubes Ancotech design for Ibis by Gary Helfrich and hupgrade on C4TI, better MTB tubeset ever made.

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 Post subject: Re:
PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 2:38 pm 
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Serotta Ti Max ... A total dream bike 8) So how does it ride ?


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:18 pm 
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Let's see more of that Ti Max!


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:54 pm 
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jimi911 wrote:
Let's see more of that Ti Max!


Ok, just for you my TI-MAX and CST (Colorado SofTail)... :wink:

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2016 11:06 pm 
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M-Power wrote:
Serotta Ti Max ... A total dream bike 8) So how does it ride ?


Ti -Max is my best bike, is an excellent compromise between comfort and stiffness .

My list of the best titanium Hardtail :
1- Serotta Ti-Max
2- Ibis Mojo Ti
3- Fat Chance Titanium
4- Merlin XLM
5- Voodoo D-Jab
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 2:58 am 
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mojo ti wrote:
M-Power wrote:
Serotta Ti Max ... A total dream bike 8) So how does it ride ?


Ti -Max is my best bike, is an excellent compromise between comfort and stiffness .

My list of the best titanium Hardtail :
1- Serotta Ti-Max
2- Ibis Mojo Ti
3- Fat Chance Titanium
4- Merlin XLM
5- Voodoo D-Jab
... :roll:


Great bikes. I'm back to lacking a Ti bike in my collection. The TiMax is tops in my list.

What are your impressions of the onza tires? I am about to order a set to try on my retro bikes. I like the skinwalls/volume and I'd like something with better performance the smoke and dart classics.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 3:48 am 
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mojo ti wrote:
M-Power wrote:
Serotta Ti Max ... A total dream bike 8) So how does it ride ?


Ti -Max is my best bike, is an excellent compromise between comfort and stiffness .

My list of the best titanium Hardtail :
1- Serotta Ti-Max
2- Ibis Mojo Ti
3- Fat Chance Titanium
4- Merlin XLM
5- Voodoo D-Jab
... :roll:



That's what I'd expect. That's a rare combo on Ti frames. Too many from that era suffer from excessive flex in the BB and compromised handling. When the Serotta welders took over building Fats, when Fat City Cycles moved to Glenn Falls, the welds were still fantastic. Only ever owned a T Max but that was one hell of a bike to ride.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 7:13 am 
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M-Power wrote:
That's what I'd expect. That's a rare combo on Ti frames. Too many from that era suffer from excessive flex in the BB and compromised handling. When the Serotta welders took over building Fats, when Fat City Cycles moved to Glenn Falls, the welds were still fantastic. Only ever owned a T Max but that was one hell of a bike to ride.


why your T Max was a hell ride ?

I do not complain of stiffness BB, is true for early 1990 .
Serotta and Fat Chance are butted frames, internal and tapered for Serotta, external for Fat Chance .
The result is completely different .


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 7:17 am 
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jimi911 wrote:
What are your impressions of the onza tires? I am about to order a set to try on my retro bikes. I like the skinwalls/volume and I'd like something with better performance the smoke and dart classics.


Onza are very good tire, modern performance and retro looking.


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 Post subject: Re: Serotta familly
PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 8:48 am 
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Love the bikes!

T-max is just beautiful!


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